Hospice Education Network, Inc.

Courses

HEN selects and develops courses that promote clinical excellence, enhance individual competencies, and foster regulatory compliance.  Organizations across the country use HEN for staff and volunteer orientation, annual in-services, competency assessment, professional development, and to strengthen employee performance and offer continuing education.

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Note: Total course length includes 10 minutes for completion of the evaluation and post-test with the execption of NBCC-approved courses.

Below is a list of all courses, or to download our library listing, click here.

Course Title Length (Minutes) Contact Hours
A Cry for Help: Responding to Requests for Physician-Assisted Suicide 41 minutes 0.6
Abuse, Neglect, Mistreatment and Exploitation 22 minutes 0.3
ADRs: Additional Development Requests 36 minutes 0.6
Advance Directives 45 minutes 0.7
Advanced Symptom Management 65 minutes 1
Advancing Illness: Channeling Chaos Towards Continuity with Palliative Care 68 minutes 1.1
Adverse Incidents & Medical Device Events: Recognizing & Reporting 28 minutes 0.4
After They Forget - The Thriving Spirit of Alzheimers 73 minutes 1.2
Appearances: Paranormal Experiences at the End of Life and in Bereavement 61 minutes 1
Basics of Pain Management Initiation, Titration, and Equianalgesic Conversion 74 minutes 1.2
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Because You’ve Never Died Before: Exploring the Spiritual Mind and Worldview of the Dying 226 minutes 3.7
Being Wounded Healers: Helping Ourselves and Others Find Meaning in Suffering 78 minutes 1.3
Boundaries and Balance: Improving Your Stress Management 63 minutes 1
Breaking Bad News 60 minutes 1
Caring Effectively for Others Without Losing Yourself 54 minutes 0.9
Caring for Atypical Parkinson’s Patients and Their Families 76 minutes 1.2
Caring for Patients with End Stage Neurological Diseases 72 minutes 1.2
Certification Prep Course for Hospice Aides 240 minutes 3.9
Challenge of Change: Navigation to Success 44 minutes 0.7
Choosing Hope at the End of Life 83 minutes 1.3
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Compassion Fatigue: The Professional Caregiver’s Dilemma 72 minutes 1.2
Complex Communication at the End of Life 64 minutes 1
COPD Care 75 minutes 1.2
Creative Healing: Sensory Stimulation and Creative Resolution in End-of-Life Care 67 minutes 1.1
Cultural Competence and Humility in Palliative Care 71 minutes 1.1
Debility Dilemma: Guidance for Hospice Physicians 47 minutes 0.7
Delirium: Agitation and Restlessness at the End of Life 61 minutes 1
Depression in the Dying 73 minutes 1.2
Disease-Specific Hospice Eligibility Determination and Documentation Series 330/335 minutes 4.5
Diversity and Inclusion: Beyond Black and White 66 minutes 1.1
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Documenting Clinical Eligibility and Recertification in Hospice 78 minutes 1.3
Dyspnea: Evaluation and Management 64 minutes 1
Effective Communication 64 minutes 1
ELNEC - For Veterans Module 1: Introduction to Palliative Care Nursing 59 minutes 0.9
ELNEC - For Veterans Module 2: Pain Management 54 minutes 0.9
ELNEC - For Veterans Module 3: Symptom Management 63 minutes 1
ELNEC - For Veterans Module 5: Cultural Considerations 75 minutes 1.2
ELNEC - For Veterans Module 6: Communication 63 minutes 1
ELNEC - For Veterans Module 7: Loss, Grief and Bereavement 56 minutes 0.9
ELNEC - For Veterans Module 8: Final Hours 44 minutes 0.7
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ELNEC Core Module 1: Introduction of Palliative Care Nursing 60 minutes 1.1
ELNEC Core Module 2: Pain Management in Palliative Care 74 minutes 1.2
ELNEC Core Module 3: Symptom Management in Palliative Care 65 minutes 1
ELNEC Core Module 4: Ethical Issues in Palliative Care 55 minutes 0.9
ELNEC Core Module 5: Cultural Considerations in Palliative Care 64 minutes 1
ELNEC Core Module 6: Communication in Palliative Care 66 minutes 1.1
ELNEC Core Module 7: Loss, Grief and Bereavement 56 minutes 0.9
ELNEC Core Module 8: Final Hours of Life 71 minutes 1.1
ELNEC Critical Care Module 1: Palliative Care in Critical Care Nursing 51 minutes 0.8
ELNEC Critical Care Module 2: Pain Management 89 minutes 1.4
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ELNEC Critical Care Module 3: Symptom Management 61 minutes 1
ELNEC Critical Care Module 4: Ethical Issues 56 minutes 0.9
ELNEC Critical Care Module 5: Cultural & Spiritual Considerations 56 minutes 0.9
ELNEC Critical Care Module 6: Communication 55 minutes 0.9
ELNEC Critical Care Module 7: Loss, Grief and Bereavement 60 minutes 1
ELNEC Critical Care Module 8: Final Hours 58 minutes 0.9
ELNEC Geriatric Module 1: Principles of Palliative Care 53 minutes 0.8
ELNEC Geriatric Module 2: Pain Assessment and Management 73 minutes 1.2
ELNEC Geriatric Module 3: Non-Pain Symptoms 85 minutes 1.4
ELNEC Geriatric Module 4: Goals of Care and Ethical Issues 97 minutes 1.6
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ELNEC Geriatric Module 5: Cultural and Spiritual Considerations 69 minutes 1.1
ELNEC Geriatric Module 6: Communication at the End of Life 62 minutes 1
ELNEC Geriatric Module 7: Loss, Grief, and Bereavement 46 minutes 0.7
ELNEC Geriatric Module 8: Ensuring Quality Care 31 minutes 0.5
ELNEC Geriatric Module 9: Preparation for and Care at Time of Death 70 minutes 1.1
ELNEC Pediatric Module 1: Principles of Palliative Care 60 minutes 1
ELNEC Pediatric Module 2: Perinatal and Neonatal Care 70 minutes 1.8
ELNEC Pediatric Module 3: Communication 41 minutes 0.6
ELNEC Pediatric Module 4: Ethical and Legal Issues 43 minutes 0.7
ELNEC Pediatric Module 5: Cultural Considerations 68 minutes 1.1
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ELNEC Pediatric Module 6: Pain Management 90 minutes 1.5
ELNEC Pediatric Module 7: Symptom Management 85 minutes 1.4
ELNEC Pediatric Module 8: Care at the Time of Death 69 minutes 1.1
ELNEC Pediatric Module 9: Loss, Grief and Bereavement 74 minutes 1.2
Emergency/Disaster Management 41 minutes 0.6
Emotional Intelligence for the Interdisciplinary Team 67 minutes 1.1
End-of-Life Decisions: Navigating the Minefield 65 minutes 1
Ethical Foundations of the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) 63 minutes 1
Everyday Ethics for Hospice and Palliative Professionals and Volunteers 63 minutes 1
Explaining Hospice to Patients and Families 40 minutes 0.6
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Face-To-Face Encounter 60 minutes 1
Family Challenges of Illness 68 minutes 1.1
Features of the Medicare Hospice Benefit 83 minutes 1.3
Final Rights Part 1: Promoting a Patient’s Right To Be In Control 60 minutes 1
Final Rights Part 2: Promoting a Patient’s Right To Cry, Be Angry, Be In Denial, and To Laugh 60 minutes 1
Final Rights Part 3: Promoting a Patient’s Right To Touch and Be Touched 61 minutes 1
Final Rights Part 4: Promoting a Patient’s Right To Have a Sense of Purpose 60 minutes 1
Final Rights Part 5: Promoting a Patient’s Right To Have Personal Beliefs and Values Respected 60 minutes 1
Finding Meaning from Loss 61 minutes 1
Fire Safety 43 minutes 0.7
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Fraud and Abuse in Hospice: Under the Microscope 66 minutes 1.1
From Touchy to Touching: Straight Talk about the Dying Process 68 minutes 1.1
Grief and Loss: Caring for the Bereaved 88 minutes 1.4
Guide to Conducting Family Meetings - Communication: An Act of Love 40 minutes 0.6
Hazard Communications 17 minutes 0.2
Heart Failure Care 76 minutes 1.2
HFA Living with Grief: After Sudden Loss 60 minutes 1
HFA Living with Grief: At Work, At School, At Worship 60 minutes 1
HFA Living with Grief: Before and After the Death 60 minutes 1
HFA Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy 60 minutes 1
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HFA Living with Grief: Loss in Later Life 60 minutes 1
HFA Living with Grief: When Illness is Prolonged 60 minutes 1
HFA Living with Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve 60 minutes 1
HIPAA Training for Staff and Volunteers 45 minutes 0.7
Hospice 101: Orienting to Hospice Care 55 minutes 0.9
Hospice in Long Term Care: Administrative Orientation 57 minutes 0.9
Hospice in Long Term Care: All Staff Orientation 40 minutes 0.6
Hospice in Long Term Care: Care Coordination 44 minutes 0.7
Hospice in Long Term Care: Comfort, Pain & Symptom Control in Hospice 36 minutes 0.6
Hospice in Long Term Care: Hospice Philosophy of Care 30 minutes 0.5
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Hospice in Long Term Care: Patient’s Rights, Dignity and Model of Care 30 minutes 0.5
Hospice Patients and Their Pets 35 minutes 0.5
How to Determine Related vs. Not Related Care, Treatment and Services 45 minutes 0.7
I Don’t Know What to Say - Compassionate Conversations About Crisis & Care 47 minutes 0.7
ICD-9 Coding for Terminal Illness & Co-morbidities: What Hospices Need to Know NOW 65 minutes 1
IDG, Care Planning and Coordination of Services 84 minutes 1.4
Infection Control 139 minutes 2.3
Initial and Comprehensive Assessment 131 minutes 2.1
Intrathecal Port Intricacies 56 minutes 0.9
Is It Time? Symptoms of Dying 70 minutes 1.1
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Just One More Bite: Responding to Changes in Eating and Drinking at the End of Life 49 minutes 0.8
Later Stage Alzheimer’s Disease: Optimal Care and Comfort at the End of Life 67 minutes 1.1
Loss, Grief and Faith: A Guide for Professionals 87 minutes 1.4
Make of Yourself a Light: Professional Caring 53 minutes 0.8
Management of Cardiac Devices in Hospice and Palliative Care Patients 52 minutes 0.8
Medical Directors: It Takes a Village: Engendering Community Physician Support for End-of-Life Care 58 minutes 0.9
Medical Directors: Plumbing The Depths - Local Physician Recruitment For Your Hospice Program 47 minutes 0.7
Medical Directors: Staff Empowerment Through Extemporaneous Educational Opportunities 59 minutes 0.9
Medical Directors: The Medical Director’s Role In Organizational Excellence 48 minutes 0.8
Methadone for Pain in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Complex Medication (for RNs) 69 minutes 1.1
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Methadone for the Treatment of Pain in Hospice and Palliative Care (for MDs and ARNPs) 72 minutes 1.2
New to Bereavement? Everything You Wanted to Know in 60 Minutes or Less 59 minutes 1
Our Double-Edged Sword: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Balancing Symptom Control with Diversion 60 minutes 1
Pain Hurts Everyone: Managing and Understanding Pain 52 minutes 0.8
Pain Management in Hospice: Part 1 42 minutes 0.7
Pain Management in Hospice: Part 2 55 minutes 0.9
Pain Management in Hospice: Part 3 Case Studies 57 minutes 0.9
Palliative Care “Bucket List” Skills Learned from a Difficult Case 54 minutes 0.9
Palliative Care Consult: How to Communicate and Plan Care 63 minutes 1
Palliative Care Meetings: A Periscope View 71 minutes 1.1
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Palliative Sedation 57 minutes 0.9
Palliative Wound Care 61 minutes 1
Part of Me Died, Too 61 minutes 1
Patient’s Rights 37 minutes 0.6
Prognostication in End of Life 73 minutes 1.2
Psychosocial Assessment, Intervention and Treatment Planning 76 minutes 1.2
QAPI Series - Session 1: Introduction to QAPI 54 minutes 0.9
QAPI Series - Session 2: Program Data and Performance Measures 49 minutes 0.8
QAPI Series - Session 3: Program Activities 67 minutes 1.1
QAPI Series - Session 4: Performance Improvement 41 minutes 0.6
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QAPI Series - Session 5: Patient-Level and Hospice-Level QAPI Measures 65 minutes 1
QAPI Series - Session 6: The QAPI Opportunity 45 minutes 0.7
QAPI: Developing and Implementing a QAPI Program 96 minutes 1.6
QAPI: What Hospices Need to Know and Do 94 minutes 1.5
Quality of Life Issues: Challenges and Opportunities 27 minutes 0.4
Regulated Medical Waste Management 23 minutes 0.3
Religious Beliefs and Traditions at the End of Life 84 minutes 1.4
Safety in the Home 46 minutes 0.7
Safety in the Workplace 45 minutes 0.7
Sexual Harassment 26 minutes 0.4
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Social Work Ethics in End-of-Life Care 126 minutes 2.1
Social Work Leadership in Hospice Care 67 minutes 1.1
Speed Dating with Pharmacists: 50 Practical Medication Tips 84 minutes 1.4
Technical Eligibility Requirements 33 minutes 0.5
The Impact of Grief: Ours and Those We Serve 54 minutes 0.9
The Physician Narrative 47 minutes 0.7
Through the Fire: A Dying Exercise 27 minutes 0.4
Tools for the Caregiver’s Journey… Navigating the Storm 41 minutes 0.6
Understanding Hospice Scrutiny 80 minutes 1.3
Withholding, Withdrawing Treatments 44 minutes 0.7
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Working with Challenging Cases: A Problem Solving Model for Social Workers 70 minutes 1.2
Workplace Violence 35 minutes 0.5
Worst Fear Meets Best Friend: The Hospice Alternative 54 minutes 0.9

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